Yarhfahl (world)

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Yarhfahl/Drexilthar (Reaver's Deep 2228)
Classic Era (1115)
C658796-6
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size6 Medium (9,600 km, 0.60g - 0.81g)
Atmosphere5 Thin
Hydrographics8 Wet World 80%
Population7 Moderate (10 million)
Government9 Impersonal Bureaucracy
Law6 Moderate Law (no firearms except shotguns)
Tech Level6 Pre-Stellar (nuclear)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M1 V M4 V
Planetoid Belts 1
Gas Giants 0
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Yarhfahl is an agricultural world.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

This system is part of the Grendal Group.

Binary Solar System[edit]

Yarhfahl Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Yarhfahl Primary Primary Red M1 V
Yarhfahl Companion Secondary Red M4 V


System Data[edit]

Primary: Akharr, spectral class K3V. ICN S4K0608K3V. Mass 0.672 standard. Stellar diameter 0.703 standard. Luminosity 0.216 standard.

Planetary System: Four major bodies. One Inhabited world (Yarhfahl, I). No gas giants, one planetoid belt In system.

II Yarhfahl: Mean orbital radius, 96.92 million kilometers (0.65 AU). Period, 233.49 days ... No satellites ... Diameter, 10,525 kilometers. Density, 1.01. Mass, 0.426 standard. Mean surface gravity, 0.75 G Rotation period: 27 hours, 48 minutes, 7 seconds. Axial Inclination, 12°18'19.5" Albedo, .31 ... Surface atmospheric pressure, 0.5atm; composition, standard oxygen-nitrogen mix, breathable without artificial assistance. Hydrographic percentage, 85%; composition, liquid water and water-ice. Mean surface temperature, 12°C.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Remarks: An independent world just beyond the boundaries of the Carrillian Assembly, Yarhfahl has long been considered more important for its position in space than for any intrinsic value of the world itself. Since the Assembly colonization of nearby Ildrissar (Reaver's Deep 2326), Yarhfahl has been a necessary staging point for commercial traffic between the Assembly and the new colony, and enjoyed a small spurt of economic growth as a result of this traffic. Locally, however, there was and is little to attract interest to Yarhfahl itself. Modest fishing and pelagic maricultural industries support the majority of the 19 million people inhabiting the world.

With the recent outbreak of rebellion on Ildrissar, Yarhfahl has assumed an even greater strategic importance. One of the first responses of the Assembly was to orbit a large fleet at Yarhfahl, setting the world up as a staging area for operations against the Ildrissaran rebels. Local shipping was seized and pressed into service and the Yarhfahlan government forced to cooperate in various 'protective measures', which virtually eliminated the world as an independent entity. Without a local army or navy of its own, Yarhfahl has been unable to offer significant resistance.

Agents of the Ildrissaran rebels have been attempting to stir up trouble on Yarhfahl and a limited resistance movement has formed to begin striking back at the Assembly.

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